Per Diem - Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Colton, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Temporary Accounting and Finance Public Health
  • Salary: $81,120.00 - $83,137.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is recruiting for Per Diem Physical Therapist Assistant who under general supervision, assists a Physical Therapist in administering individually planned therapy programs for the physical rehabilitation of patients. Duties include administering selective treatments which may involve application of modalities, therapeutic exercises, and activities; assisting therapy staff with modalities; providing patient education; observing patient reactions to treatments, and reporting unusual occurrences or reactions of patients to Physical Therapists.


1) Applicants selected for this position must pass a background investigation and medical examination including drug screening.
2) Applicants may be required to work various shifts, which may include weekends and holidays.
3) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required at the time of appointment.
4) Physical Therapy Assistant incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the America Heart Association. Verification of a valid certificate must be provided within 30 days of the hire/start date, or conditional job offer may be rescinded. 5) Positions are in the Unclassified Service and serve at the discretion of the appointing authority. Employees may participate in the County's PST Deferred Compensation Plan and do not earn any other benefits.

Vaccination Requirement: Per the December 24, 2021 updated CA State Public Health Officer Order, all workers who provide services or work in facilities described in subdivision (a) of the order, including clinics and doctor offices, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In addition, CDPH Public Health Officer Orders updated on February 22, 2022 requires all workers in health care settings currently eligible for boosters, who provide services or work in the impacted facilities must be "fully vaccinated and boosted" for COVID-19 by March 1, 2022. Workers may be exempt from the vaccination requirements under section (1). View the full order here:

The entire All Facilities Letter notifying of updates to the Public Health Order is available at the following link: AFL 21-34.3 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Requirement for Healthcare Personnel (HCP) .

Vaccination Exemptions: Upon hire, candidates will be required to submit proof of vaccination including the booster dose or request an exemption from the vaccination and booster requirements based on either religious belief or medical reasons.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants mu st meet both of the following requirements:

License: Possess and maintain a valid Physical Therapy Assistant license issued by the Physical Therapy Board of California.


Certification: Possess and maintain a valid Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association. (Verification of a valid certificate must be provided within 30 days of the hire/start date.)

*NOTE: For more information on obtaining the required licensure, visit the Physical Therapy Board of California web site.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • One (1) year or more of full-time equivalent experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant in a fast-paced inpatient and/or outpatient setting
Applicants fluent in American Sign Language, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional compensation is associated with positions requiring the use of bilingual skills. Testing of bilingual skills may be required to receive additional compensation.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview. Be sure to include in your application and supplemental questions your experience in meeting the minimum requirements.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Job Address

Colton, California United States View Map